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Dagger, The S 
Dos Hombres T,S,TR 
Eminent Domain S 
Flail, The S 
If I Could Fly S 
Reckoning, The S 
Solace S 
Viking Blood S 
Void Warrior S 
Wrecking Ball S 

Battle Axe Tower Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: HTeale on Jul 1, 2010  with updates from Jacek Czyz


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Getting There 

Keep walking after the Gallery, pass a waterfall until you get to his big free standing tower.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.1 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Battle Axe Tower

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Battle Axe Tower:
The Dagger   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
Dos Hombres   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, TR   
The Reckoning   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport   
Viking Blood   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport   
Eminent Domain   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   
The Flail   5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b     Sport   
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Featured Route For Battle Axe Tower
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Eminent Domain 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  Illinois : Jackson Falls : Battle Axe Tower
Starts on the slab between Viking Blood and The Flail. A couple bolts of interesting slab climbing, followed by 3 bolts of business as the wall turns vertical to slightly overhanging toward the top. Don't fall off the heartbreaker lurch to the chains!The feet are pretty bad on this route. You'd best pick a chilly day to ensure your rubber sticks! Also come with good skin, as there's a razor crimp at bolt 4....[more]   Browse More Classics in Illinois

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